This weekend kicks off the 2018-19 NYSSRA season. early cold weather has allowed for more time on snow than usual.Test you fitness and have some fun at one (or more) of these fine events.- Points will be a bit more competitive this year, so start earning yours early.
3 days at the gore ski bowl, classic skating, fun snow, HURT has a great weekend planned.
That one needs no introduction- real snow + the van ho snow factory, great competition as always
“And Now for something completely different”- capital region race on man made snow. short rolling loop on man-made snow, optional hill climb, Fondo style, timed segments mean you ski for fun to the line then power through the timed section. Great way to ease into the race season. 6PM start, Awesome lodge with a fire and plenty of cocoa. Hosted at Maple ski ridge where capital region skiers have been training under the lights Monday and Tuesday Nights for a couple years now.-more info
4.The most delicious race on our calendar will be on December 22nd, “the Osceola Pie Race”- bring your fastest skis and an appetite- registration page will be up shortly.
Ring in the new year with a double header day of biathlon and XC skiing at Mcauley Mtn. Home of the polar bears (where Olympian Maddie Phaneuf got her start). The hills are steep and so is the competition. Well worth the trip.
With the duration of our winters always in question, make the most of the snow while you can.